Tuesday, December 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12/12/18
Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, right, with Ford Heights Mayor Annie Coulter, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. | Courtesy Mayor Katrina Thompson
During a Dec. 11 press conference, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to express support for state legislation that would pay for additional infrastructure repairs through an increase in the state’s motor fuel tax.
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Gov. Bruce Rauner. Illinois News Network. Sunday, February 22, 2015 || By Michael Romain More than $1 million could be at stake for Maywood if Guv’s budget is approved Newly elected Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has already riled many interest groups and residents in the state with the announcement, during his Feb. 18 budget address, of deep cuts in essential government programs. The implications of … Continue reading Maywood, Melrose Park, Other Suburbs Could Lose Millions in Revenue Under Gov. Rauner’s Budget
(The chart shows State income tax payments to local governments from FY2008 to FY2013 and the Governor’s recommended payments for FY2014. The amount of State income taxes shared with local governments remains below its pre-recession level of $1.208 billion in FY2008. Chart and caption by the Civic Federation.) Wednesday, July 30, 2014 || By Michael Romain Municipalities claim Illinois already underpays them their share of … Continue reading The State of Illinois Owes Maywood More Than $135K, Says Illinois Municipal League Late Payment Calculator